Howard S. Redden, 89, a longtime Rush County resident, passed away Saturday, July 6, 2013 in Rushville.
Howard was born April 12, 1924 in Lewis County, Ky. to the late Floyd E. and Lester Helen (McCane) Redden. Howard lived most of his life in Rush County, and was a 1943 graduate of Rushville High School. He married Seraph A. Marshall April 14, 1945; she preceded him in death May 15, 2010. He was a retired Rush County farmer and was an active member of Center Christian Church. Howard leaves behind three sons, Steven and wife Marjorie Redden of New Palestine, David and wife Tami Redden of Noblesville and Joseph Redden and friend Mary Richey of Rush County; two daughters, Mary Ann and husband Randy Kirk of Corydon and Lisa and husband Steve Moore of Johnson City, Tenn.; 12 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren.
In addition to his wife and parents, Howard was preceded in death by two sisters, Pauline Self and Norma Miller. The family would like to extend a special thanks to the staff at Miller’s Merry Manor. Services will be held at noon Tuesday, July 9, 2013 at Center Christian Church. Rev. Keet Redden and Bill Worrell will preside. Friends are welcome to visit from 11 a.m. until the time of service that same day at the church. Burial will follow in Center Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Center Christian Church.
Arrangements entrusted to Moster Mortuary.